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Shadow Kiss: A Graphic Novel

(Vampire Academy: The Graphic Novel #3)

4.41  ·  Rating details ·  2,547 ratings  ·  219 reviews
The third book in the series of New York Times best-selling adaptations of Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy.

It's springtime at St. Vladimir's Academy, and Rose is close to graduation, but since making her first Strigoi kills, things haven't felt quite right. She's having dark thoughts, behaving erratically, and worst of all ...might be seeing ghosts. Consumed by her forbid
Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 31st 2013 by Razorbill
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RATING: 4 Out Of 5
Update #3 10/4/13

It's about time, we finally have a colored cover

and the release date is final! 12/31/13

UPDATE #2 2/18/13
I read the interview Richelle Mead gave HEA? I had to skim the part about The Indigo Spell and such since I haven't read it and don't plan to until the last book comes out. Blah, blah, blah, I'm boring you.

I read that this doesn't come out until the end of this year!

UPDATE #1 1/6/12
D< oh come on!!! Put a release date already!

Can we please have the date this is go
Dec 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Christina Psylla
Nov 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I had forgotten how emotional this book was😭😭😭

I freaking loved it! And the art work was incredible!

I am so sad that they didn’t do the next three books graphic novels!!
Stacia (the 2010 club)
Still wavering on the cast choice for Dimitri in the upcoming movie but I love the graphic novel version of the character. If the artist had a person in mind when they were drawing the pics, I'd love to know who it is.

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Cristina Boncea
Acest roman grafic aproape că m-a făcut să plâng, la fel ca și finalul volumul trei din Academia Vampirilor, citit în urmă cu ceva ani.
Deși nu sunt mare fană a desenelor propriu-zise, scenele dintre Rose și Dimitri au fost pe măsura așteptărilor, ba chiar și cele dintre Rose și Adrian, preferatul meu. Am ales să parcurg aceste benzi desenate pentru a-mi reîmprospăta memoria cu privire la una dintre seriile mele preferate din toate timpurile și mă bucur enorm că am făcut acest lucru. Se pare că p
Cisz Geverink - Strasters
Jan 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Ohw fuck... ik was even vergeten hoe het 3e boek eindigde... mn hart brak weer net zo hard al de eerste keer! jammer dat de andere 3 delen niet verder gemaakt zijn. wat een geweldige serie is dit toch ♡
April (Aprilius Maximus)
Jeann (Happy Indulgence)
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If Zoey Deutch and Lucy Fry weren’t the Rose and Lissa you expected, the graphic novel is the next best thing – provided you’ve read the novels already.

The VA graphic novel illustrations are spot on with accurate depictions of the characters as per the novel’s description. Rose is curvy, sexy and fiesty, and Lissa is regal, beautiful and demure. Illustrations are delivered in a bright, colourful format with a serious art styl

Arghh!! I loved this so much! Again, the drawings are beautiful! It made me want to reread the whole series, because I love the characters SO much!! Why did they stop with the GN? :( These are so good and I would love to have the whole series in graphic novels!

Vampire Academy the Graphic Novel is beautiful and fun. The graphic novel follows the third book of the Vampire Academy series and is just as breathtaking as the book. I enjoyed this book as much as I did with the first two and now I am dying for the fourth to come out.
Sreedevi Nair
Feb 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Ok Loving this series soo much.. the characters... Rose and Dimitri ❤️
Natasha (books_n_dreams)
Mar 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
So I enjoyed this graphic novel as well, even though I felt like it was bit more rushed compared to the others, I still enjoyed it.

Of course the illustrations are great, and I feel like the colors were just so much more vibrant than the other two.

They did at least catch the big parts in Shadow Kiss, it's funny I forgot about a couple parts until reading this and I felt like I just refreshed my memory of the whole book.

I do hope they make the 4th one, I'm very interested to see how it turns out!
Aug 11, 2019 rated it liked it
I loved this series, and it was fun to go back to it in comic form.
Aug 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Yet another great graphic novel adaptation by Leigh Dragoon and Emma Vieceli. In this installment we learn a little bit more about Rose's shadow kissed condition and what that means for her. Plus, Rose and Dimitri's relationship picks up and boy is it hot!

I love the work that these two ladies do for Richelle Mead's VA series. Sure, takes a lot out of each book in order to fit it into one graphic novel, but she keeps the heart of the story intact. Not only that, but she still adds some little qui
Aug 27, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-2016, 3-stars
It's alright,i feel they missed a lot out, which lead to everything feeling a bit too quick without much background, nothing special, wish they'd done it more justice to the book, especially with how emotional it is at times. Yet to find the second graphic novel in a store, I hope they play out the events in Spokane effectively... ...more
Jul 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars
Feb 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Love love LOVE the graphics. Why didn't they do the rest of the books? I need more. I love Vampire Academy. ...more
Ellie Red
Feb 21, 2013 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
The cover, THE COVER! It is magnificent :"""""""""" GIVE IT TO ME ...more
✨Rosé Reads✨
Sep 23, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: books-read-2020
Reading this brought me back to when I first read this series! Agh the feels! This series will always be close to my heart and this was my favorite one in the series, so I'm glad I finally picked up the graphic novel. I remember this book destroying me when I read it years ago haha! I wish they would've continued with the rest in graphic novels but I'm glad we got at least three! ...more
Iman AlJanaby
Feb 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The illustrations are exactly the same as I have imagined! It's perfect! ...more
May 14, 2018 rated it liked it
So. Darn. SAD -cries-
Jane Kelsey
Jun 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 5-stars
Loved it.
Rokaje Al-Rabiey
Feb 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I LOVE IT. The drawings of the scenes was exactly how I pictured it when I read the third book. Although there was many scenes I missed in the graphic novel that was cuted out and some quotes was changed. But I loved it anyway.......I really enjoyed it.

I wish they made a Graphic novel to the rest of the books....I wish they do in the future.😍😍😍
Not much new I can say about this since I've already reviewed this as a book. For me, Shadow Kiss was where the series finally picked up. I'm still not a fan of either Rose or Lissa, Vampire Academy has always been a series for me that's carried by it's supporting characters.

With that being said, the graphic novel was extremely easy to get through and easy to read. The story works well for the visual telling, however, I feel that the author weighs heavily on people having read the books before
Γιώτα Παπαδημακοπούλου
Όπως ήρθαν τα πράγματα, και αφού τα novels δεν πήγαν καλά σε πωλήσεις με αποτέλεσμα να "κοπούν", αυτό είναι το τελευταίο τεύχος που φτάνει στα χέρια μας και αντικειμενικά, το καλύτερο όλων. Και η ίδια η ιστορία είναι πλέον πολύ πιο ενδιαφέρουσα, αλλά και το σχέδιο μοιάζει αρκετά βελτιωμένο σε ορισμένα μικρά, λεπτά σημεία, που ίσως να μην μας άρεσαν και τόσο πολύ στα προηγούμενα. Βέβαια, η αυλαία πέφτει άδοξα, αλλά αυτά συμβαίνουν... ...more
KayCee K
Aug 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
I love this this one, it was more about Rose and Dimitri, my OTP of this series! Their relationship grew a lot and I didn’t want the book to end. But this graphic went to fast. I want to learn more about these character. Which is why I can’t wait to read the novels. Hoping there’s more in the books. I couldn’t stop reading or looking at the pages. This plot had a lot in it but was still easy to follow. The ending. I’m not even…. I can’t is. Oh, Dimitri… I need to find out what happens next!
This was just boring as hell. I rushed through it, only stopping to look at any pictures of Christian. He was the highlight of this story. These graphic novels fail to capture to feeling I had while reading the VA novels. It's a water downed version and the drawing isn't very good either. I totally understand why there's a hold to complete the fourth novel. With the story only getting better and more intense with each book, I'd hate to read these comics and feel underwhelmed yet again. ...more
Mary H
Nov 28, 2012 rated it liked it
My problem with the Vampire Academy graphic novels is that, sadly, I'm just not into Emma Vieceli's artwork. It is totally evident that she works incredibly hard on these novels, but her style is not what I prefer. Honestly, I find it a little inconsistent. The characters features shift from frame to frame on occasion, and I find that distracting. However, there are individual drawings that are spectacular. There are two of Dimitri during the card reading scene that are especially beautiful. ...more
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Scorpio Richelle Mead is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of urban fantasy books for both adults and teens. Originally from Michigan, Richelle now lives in Seattle, Washington where she works on her three series full-time: Georgina Kincaid, Dark Swan, and Vampire Academy.

A life-long reader, Richelle has always loved mythology and folklore. When she can actually tear herself away f

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